Thursday, February 11, 2016
My parents and I visited my brother in Florida at the end of his freshman year in college. When we arrived, it became very clear that nothing had been cleaned since September. And by cleaned, I mean sheets literally not changed once.
Already verging on a nervous breakdown from the state of disarray, my Mom walked into the bathroom. The level of uncleanliness was too much to bare.
“I did not...
Monday, February 8, 2016
Apartment Industry Advocates,On March 8th and 9th NAA will host its annual Capitol Conference and bring before Congress some of our most important issues. I say some because there are of course many, many concerns about which we would love to bend a Representative or Senator’s ear. To really be effective, however, we have to hone in on a couple of topics. This year those issues are reform of the...
Thursday, January 28, 2016
My best friend and I lived together for five years. During that time, her boyfriend lived with us for about 8 months. After they broke up, he stayed for another month.
The Vatican is currently reviewing my application for Sainthood.
Fortunately, this ex-boyfriend wasn’t a psycho. He didn’t set the place on fire, or do drugs, or throw house parties until 3 a.m. Still, he was unauthorized. (And,...
Thursday, January 7, 2016
Working in banking gave me customer service and analytical skills, but I wanted a career with a stronger connection to the community. That desire to help people led me to residential property management (RPM), where I can improve the lives of both residents and the members of my RPM team. A lot of people are in the same position that I was in: They have the skills to succeed, and they are looking...